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The Tournament

The most unusual tennis tournament in history is about to start. Albert Einstein’s seeded fourth. Chaplin, Freud and Van Gogh are also in the top rankings.World number one is Tony Chekhov. In all, 128 players-everyone from Louis Armstrong to George Orwell, Gertrude Stein to Coco Chanel - fight it out until the exhilarating final on centre court.John Clarke, Australia’s best-loved comedian, the inventor of farnarkling and comic genius behind ABC television’s The Games, is there to report on everything of interest.This is a funny, strange and beguiling book in which, game by game and match by match, the world’s most creative players put their tennis skills to the ultimate test. A brilliant, bizarre comic novel.

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John Clarke
About the Author

John Clarke was born in New Zealand in 1948. He was and remains one of Australia’s best known and most loved faces on TV. A comedian, writer and actor, his appearances included the famous Fred Dagg character, The Gillies Report and The Games. John’s books include The Even More Complete Book of Australian Verse, A Dagg at My Table, The Howard...

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Extent:
304pp
Format:
Paperback
Text publication date:
30 October 2017
ISBN:
9781925603187
AU Price:
$12.95
NZ Price:
$15.99
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    ISBN: 9781921776786
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